Glasgow, Scotland

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Brunswick Place in Glasgow has been identified as the likely birthplace of Sir John A. Macdonald. Source: Archives of Ontario.Pinterest
Brunswick Place in Glasgow has been identified as the likely birthplace of Sir John A. Macdonald. Source: Archives of Ontario.

John A. was born in Glasgow, Scotland, coming to Kingston and area with his family when the future Prime Minister was five years old, in 1820. Today, Glasgow has a population of about 600,000 and is Scotland's commercial centre. Sir John A.'s proud connections to this Scottish city are marked there to this day.

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